SIC extend contract to host F1 Malaysia Grand Prix until 2018

SEPANG – The Sepang International Circuit (SIC) today announced that the contract to host the Formula One Malaysia Grand Prix™ has been extended for another three years until 2018.
 
Malaysian Prime Minister, Y.A.B. Dato’ Sri Mohd Najib Tun Haji Abdul Razak, revealed the news of the extension after the conclusion of the 17th edition of the 2015 F1 Petronas Malaysia Grand Prix at the Sepang International Circuit today.
 
It was also confirmed that Petronas will continue to be the title sponsor of the prestigious event for the next three years. Petronas has been supporting the race in Malaysia since it was first held in 1999.
 
The contract for the extension was signed today following the successful negotiations between SIC and Formula One Management. The Formula One Malaysian Grand Prix™ has been a major annual sporting event in the country since it was first hosted here in 1999.


Issued by the Prime Minister’s Office
29th March 2015